Tri-County Weed Tour on tap for July 16

      The annual Tri-County Weed Tour will take place on Wednesday, July 16th beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The tour will begin at the Tri-County Sign which is located near Christine Keltner’s place, about 20 miles southeast of Fallon on Cabin Creek Road. 

      Tour topics will pipeline reclamation and weed control by Erin Espland, USDA-ARS Research Ecologist; herbicide resistance by Shane Ereth, Helena Chemical; nitrate and prussic acid testing by local Extension Agents; and sprayer calibration by local Weed Coordinators. A supper served by the Cabin Creek Homemakers will conclude the tour. 

     Four private and three commercial/governmental pesticide applicator recertification credits will be available to those participating in the tour.  For more information about the tour or for a map to the tour starting point, contact the Prairie County Extension Office at 635-2121.

Published July 2, 2014

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